Lifestyle

  • 22 Jul 2009

    The Fairtrade Foundation has appointed Mike Gidney to the role of Deputy Executive Director in a move that will help the organisation deliver its ambitious objectives for 2012.

  • 22 Jul 2009

    The ethical travel company - Co-operative Travel - are currently offering some fantastic deals via their website. For example, you could save up to 60% on a trip to the Algarve or Corfu, or up to 36% on a trip to Egypt.

  • 17 Jul 2009

    All teachers know that children are the future of any country's success. It is no different for African children. Their education is key to future economic growth and lasting democracy, leading to greater stability and improved standards of living. The current state of education in Africa, however, is plagued by a lack of funds, teachers, textbooks, and equipment.

  • 17 Jul 2009

    In truth, what gives teachers the most pleasure is seeing their children learn. That's why ethical, charity gifts work so well and have become so popular in recent years.

  • 17 Jul 2009

    Are you thinking of buying your child's teacher an end-of-term gift? Instead of giving unwanted gifts that inevitably just end up cluttering the teachers desk, why not give a charity gift? These ethical charity gifts make the perfect end-of-term gift for your child's teacher.

  • 16 Jul 2009

    Why not buy your teacher an ethical gift this summer and invest in the future of a poor country at the same time? Currently, 45 million children in Sub-Saharan Africa don’t get the chance to go to school. Primary school enrollments and literacy rates in Africa are among the lowest in the world. Many children cannot afford to go to or stay in primary school.

  • 26 Jun 2009

    Below is a short guide with a few links and sources of information that we've found useful for those who would like to have a more ethical valentines day.

  • 23 Jun 2009

    There are now a great range of fairtrade clothes including fairtrade women's tops to choose from. Here is a selection of the new tops available.

  • 16 Jun 2009

    Its still not too late to take advantage of recent price cuts and get the best deal – particularly on green electricity and gas.

  • 16 Jun 2009

    In many parts of Africa 80% to 90% of people live in extreme poverty. Parents struggle to feed their children, and the life expectancy of many children in around five years. Adults rarely live beyond the age of 50 years.